Toontuloon Ltd. is a visionary animation studio nestled in the vibrant heart of Malta.
For over 5 years, we've been at the forefront of creativity, crafting captivating 2D hand-drawn animations that stir emotions and ignite imaginations. Our remarkable journey includes landing in the top echelons of the Pulcinella Awards organized by Rai.com and being officially selected for the Berlin International Festival.
Locally, our trophy cabinet brims with multiple prestigious awards, a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence. With an impressive online presence, we've garnered over 30k views on YouTube for our original online mini-series Phillip the Pincher, captivating audiences worldwide.
Notable collaborations with esteemed institutions such as Heritage Malta and Birdlife underscore our ability to bring narratives to life.
At Toontuloon Ltd. we pride ourselves on our unparalleled prowess in delivering the highest quality hand-drawn animations on the island, ensuring your vision metamorphoses into an enchanting animated masterpiece. Join us in shaping stories that transcend time and medium, and experience the magic of animation like never before.
An innovative comic mini-series currently featured on YouTube. The Pinchers are distinct zombie-like beings, each possessing unique characteristics. Unlike traditional zombies, these creatures appear invulnerable to death, converting their victims through pinches instead of bites. The narrative revolves around Philip, who has undergone the transformation into one of these entities and is gradually adapting to his newfound "lifestyle."
Dalam Valley sweeps you into the ice age through captivating 2D animation. Experience the poignant tale of a young fox, torn from her mother on ancient Maltese islands, and journey alongside her with a looney bat and a flea, forming an endearing trio.
Recognized at Berlin International Festival and Pulcinella Awards, "Dalam Valley" is now in search of funding to complete the series. Your support will share its resilient themes with audiences of all ages.
Join us in crafting this enchanting legacy. Contribute today and become a part of the magic that brings "Dalam Valley" to life.
A Kids' Introduction to the Nature Reserve
Presented at the Saline Nature Reserve Museum, curated by Bird Life, is a captivating 2D animated video created by Toontuloon.
This enchanting tale follows the adventurous journey of Killian, a diminutive killifish, as he embarks on an exploration of the historic saltpans. As Killian navigates through his odyssey, he discovers the intricate legacy of these saltpans, which have stood since the era of the Knights of Malta. Moreover, the video beautifully highlights their recent restoration, showcasing them in their resplendent former magnificence.
Designed to engage and educate, this video serves as a delightful tool for children to comprehend the inner workings of saltpans in a fun, simple, and enjoyable manner.
Temi Zammit u d-Deni Rqiq is an award winning, short, bilingual, docufiction movie that went viral on TikTok reaching over 400k viewers. The Mediterranean Fever took over Malta and no one knew how people were getting infected. This is the story on how a Maltese doctor, Dr Temi Zammit found the source.
A groundbreaking Maltese TV series, "Storja Animalta," comprises 7 animated episodes inspired by Maltese history. Malta's rich history traces back to 5200 BC, hosting civilizations like Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Knights of St. John, French, and British. Created with Heritage Malta and Arts Council, the series premiered on One TV in 2019 and is now on YouTube.
In 2012, Toontuloon embarked on its maiden project, creating Għidli Storja, our first-ever animated series. Despite a modest budget, it remains cherished by Maltese viewers. This online documentary series, Għidli Storja, features short animations of seniors' childhood memories, offering a unique platform for storytelling. The series was re-uploaded to Toontuloon's YouTube channel in 2021.